Military ration token

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reign of Amenemhat I
1844–1797 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Uronarti, Fort Room 5

Dimensions

Diameter: 13.1 cm (5 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.732

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Slightly concave-convex. Inscription on concave face giving date, year 23 Amenemhat III and the number 70. “Ded” sign in black ink; on reverse “Nofer” sign.

Provenance

From Uronarti Island, Halfa Province. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1924: assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

(Accession date: May 1, 1924)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition